Nihonbashi: Setting Out at Dawn (Nihonbashi, Akebono tabidachi no zu), from the series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Gyôsho Tôkaidô
「東海道五十三次之内 日本橋 曙旅立の図」
about 1841–44 (Tenpô 12–Kôka 1)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)
Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal aiban #5.01
Horizontal aiban; 22 x 35 cm (8 11/16 x 13 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
No. 1 in the series, first version.
First version: 06.1790, 11.2225, 11.39973, 21.8977
Second version: 21.8978
No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
February 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection